Gold Coast 600
No one really needs an excuse for a long weekend in the Gold Coast, but if you ever did need one, the V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600 is a great reason to get away for a bit of a ‘boys trip’ to Surfers Paradise. The on-track action will be exciting as the drivers race around the tight Surfers Paradise street circuit, the weather will be scorching and the off-track entertainment will be excellent as the Gold Coast is renowned for its nightlife! So start rounding up your crew now and let us take care of everything for you.
The package pricing below is just a guide, pricing will differ depending on how many travelers you have, your city of departure, any optional extras you require and when you request your quote.
Gold Coast 600
24 - 28 Oct
The Gold Coast 600 prides itself on having a top class concert line-up to match the exciting on-track racing action. This year's entertainment line up is no exception with DJ's - Carl Cox, Eric Powell, Hot Dub Time Machine and Example all confirmed, along with rock acts; Kingswood, Mental as Anything and The Vanns. Access to all concerts is included with your GC600 ticket.
- Return Air New Zealand ‘The Works’ airfares departing to the Gold Coast (or Brisbane) on Thursday 24th October and returning on Monday 28th October
- Return airport to accommodation transfers
- 4 night’s accommodation at the 4-Star Mantra Sun City Hotel
- Daily buffet breakfasts
- 3-Day General Admission passes to the 2019 Gold Coast 600 (grandstand & hospitality upgrades available)
- Free public transport to and from the circuit with your race ticket
- Cover More Travel Insurance
Plus there is the option to upgrade to grandstand tickets or corporate hospitality, track view accommodation or stay a few nights in Surfers or Brisbane. Just let us know what you’re after and we can sort it!
For this package you are looking at $2,150 per person, based on twin/double share. Prices can vary depending on numbers, departure city and optional extras, as always you can personalise this package to suit.
Upgrade to a track view apartment
Upgrade to one of Mantra Sun City’s track view apartments and be able to watch the racing action from your balcony. 1 & 2-Bedroom Apartments only.
From an extra $500 per person
Stay an extra night or two in Surfer’s Paradise and/or Brisbane
If four nights isn’t long enough for you, then we can extend your trip. Just let us know if you would like to stay extra nights in either Surfers Paradise or Brisbane.
Starting from an extra $170 per person, per night
Upgrade your event tickets
Our package includes 3-Day General Admission tickets to the 2018 Gold Coast 600, however, you may wish to upgrade your tickets to either Grandstand or Corporate Hospitality passes. Options are;
- 3-Day Flexi Fan Stands (Stands: 5, 7, 18, 20 & 26) – Extra $150 per person
These stands are positioned at various points around the track and are completely unreserved, which gives you the flexibility to choose a seat from the various flexi stands and also offers you the freedom to move around the track and change seats throughout the event. These stands are not covered and do not have a view of a big screen.
- 3-Day Platinum Grandstands (Stands: 3, 12, 13, 15, 21 & 23) – Extra $280 per person
Platinum stands are the only covered grandstands and have good views of a big screen.
Pit Lane Walks
This pass gives you the opportunity to walk the Pit Lane and see the teams in preparation for the day. Pit Lane Walks are for the Friday, Saturday or Sunday morning.
Extra $45 per person
Experience a bit of luxury with corporate hospitality, featuring morning tea, buffet lunch, afternoon tea and a beverage package (including beer, wine, soft drinks, tea & coffee). All in an air-conditioned suite overlooking Pit Lane.
Starting from an extra $1,920 per person (for all 3 days), extra $1,650 per person (Saturday & Sunday) or extra $690 per person (Friday)
What You Need To Know
While our package pricing is for flights departing from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown, let us know if you would prefer to fly out of a different airport and we can cater the quote to suit you. Where ever possible, we will quote direct airfares to Coolangatta (Gold Coast), however, if no direct option is available, we will have you fly to Brisbane and then arrange transfers to Surfer’s Paradise. Our package includes Air New Zealand 'The Works’ airfares, which allows you 7kg of carry-on baggage, 23kg checked in luggage, food, drinks and entertainment. Let us know if you are interested in Premium Economy or Business Class airfares.
We prefer to use the 4-Star Mantra Sun City Resort in Surfer’s Paradise, they offer a good range of hotel and apartment style accommodation with the option of upgrading to a track view apartment (1 & 2-Bedroom Apartments only). Take your choice from;
- Studio Room (King bed or two single beds)
- 1-Bedroom Apartment (King bed or two single beds)
- 2-Bedroom Apartment (two King beds or King bed & two single beds or four single beds)
- 3-Bedroom Apartment (Queen bed & two King beds or Queen bed & 4 single beds or King bed, Queen bed & two single beds)
Our packages include 3-Day General Admission tickets to the 2019 Gold Coast 600, although we have a number of grandstand and corporate hospitality options available.
Included in the package are transfers from Gold Coast or Brisbane Airport to the Mantra Sun City Hotel and from the hotel back to Gold Coast or Brisbane Airport. Free public transport to and from the circuit is also included, just by showing your race ticket.
We include Cover More Essentials Travel Insurance with our packages. If you already have made arrangements for travel insurance, let us know. If you wish to know more about our Cover More Travel Insurance, let us know and we can e-mail you a brochure.
We do have some flexibility with travel dates and package inclusions, so if something doesn’t quite suit you, let us know and we can try to cater the package to suit your personal requirements.
For all bookings we require a 50% deposit to secure your package and the remaining 50% six weeks prior to departure. For bookings within six weeks of departure, full payment would be required to secure this package. For all our terms and conditions, check out http://boys-trip.co.nz/terms